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Duplin County News

Marvel releases new 'Iron Man 3' teaser

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video"Iron Man 3" flies into theaters later this year, and fans are getting another glimpse into the Wilmington-filmed movie. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: New techniques battling hearing loss in military, civilians

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videoOur military men and women sometimes return home with scars from combat such as lost limbs, PTSD and brain injuries. But the most common injury among our troops is invisible: Hearing loss. But new doctors are using techniques to cure it. Full story...
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Stores getting ready for Black Friday madness

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video It's Thanksgiving week, and that means Black Friday is right around the corner. With Christmas on everyone's mind, shoppers are looking for good deals. Black Friday, of course, is one of the biggest days for stores all year. So many are getting ready to make sure everything goes as smoothly as possible. Full story...
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Old photo's link to Wilmington helps revive memories of 'forgotten war'

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video A photograph taken 62 years ago of two American soldiers in the heat of battle in Korea is impressive enough, but the photo is only the beginning of an amazing story that leads all the way back to Wilmington. Full story...
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House of Raeford to pay fine for child labor violations at Teachey plant

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The Department of Labor says an investigation by the department's Wage and Hour Division of House of Raeford Farms Inc. found minors performing hazardous duties prohibited by the Fair Labor Standards Act's child labor provisions. Full story...
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Historic Wilmington Foundation takes threatened places list on the road

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After months of planning, the Historic Wilmington Foundation unveiled its "Most Threatened Historic Places" exhibit today. The traveling exhibit highlights the 2012 list of historic locations around the region in danger of falling victim to time and development. Full story...
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Man found shot to death on side of Duplin County road

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A Duplin County man was found dead on the side of a rural road earlier this week. Duplin County Sheriff Blake Wallace says Henry Bouyer Jr., 37, of Magnolia was found on Carrolls Road outside of Warsaw around 7 a.m. Tuesday. Full story...
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Duplin Co. teen profiled in ESPN 'My Wish' series

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Tonight ESPN profiles a Duplin County teen battling leukemia who got to met his hero. Jesus Reyes, 14, is preparing to play football for East Duplin High School. He is also undergoing chemo treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia at Children's Hospital at UNC Chapel Hill. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: East Duplin students' anti-smoking video garners national praise

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videoSome North Carolina high school students are spreading the word about the dangers of using tobacco through a touching video. It was even entered into a national contest and came among the best in country. Full story...
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Former Topsail principal takes private school post

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Topsail High School's former principal is now at the helm of a private school in Duplin County. Marcus Skipper will start as Headmaster at Harrells Christian Academy July 1. Full story...
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UPDATE: 9-year-old dead after drive-by shooting; suspect in custody

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videoA nine-year-old boy is dead after a drive-by shooting in Wallace. Police arrested a Wallace resident on Sunday. Meshan Kentay Macmillian has been charged with first degree murder. Full story...
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Duplin County schools on 2-hour delay due to fog

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Duplin County schools are on a 2-hour delay today due to dense fog. Full story...
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Next 'Iron Man 3' casting call in Duplin Co.

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CAGED HEAT (i.e. Iron Man 3) Casting Call to be held Thursday May 10, 2012 at Kenan Memorial Auditorium (424 N. Main St., Kenansville, NC 28349) between 4 pm - 7 pm. Full story...
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Pine Valley fire continues to smolder

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Wilmington firefighters warn hot spots in Pine Valley will be a danger until it rains. They responded to calls of heavy smoke and fire this morning. Full story...
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Allergy season hits Cape Fear with full force

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video Flowers are blooming, and the pollen is here. The official start of spring is still a week away, but some of us are already suffering with springtime allergies, and it could get worse. Full story...
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